Check out this program for Tai-Ji Quan. Spend 30 minutes relaxing and working through these beneficial movements.
Your local farmers’ market is not only a great place to purchase fruits and vegetables that are grown nearby. It’s a good opportunity to score other freshly baked and produced goods, from pastries and jams to handmade jewelry and homegrown flowers. A farmers’ market is also a fun way to spend a few hours onContinue reading “Tips for Shopping Farmers’ Markets”
This fun Zumba cardio workout will give you your required 30 minutes of aerobic exercise and boost your mood in the process.
Developed by the therapists in the Chronic Pain Service (now called the LEAP Service) at Toronto Rehab, Rumsey Centre. This 25 minute chair yoga routine was created to provide you with a gentle exercise option that is chronic pain friendly. Remember that finding ways to keep moving everyday is one of the best ways toContinue reading “Gentle Chair Yoga”
Meet Yoga Teacher, Nanci Haines! This gentle class is perfect for all ages, all levels to nourish the spine & reduce back pain.
Managing and planning menus is an essential step for controlling diabetes. If you or a senior loved one has the disease, it’s important to learn how to make substitutions, as well as monitor glucose levels, glycemic index, and carbs. Many people with diabetes find baking to be especially challenging. These tips can helpContinue reading “Diabetes Friendly Baking Tips”
Does it seem to you like the older adults in your life struggle to protect their Facebook and other social media accounts from being hacked? You would be correct. Seniors are often the victims of Facebook hacks, for reasons ranging from choosing weak passwords to accepting friend requests from scammers.
Cardio health is at the forefront of healthy aging. Try this low impact cardio exercise and experience the benefits. Make sure you are confident and healthy enough to attempt these exercises before beginning.
6 Steps for Avoiding Dehydration Older adults face unique challenges when it comes to staying safe during the hot days of summer. These challenges range from health conditions that increase sun sensitivity to more fragile skin. They can put an older adult at higher risk for heat-related illnesses such as sun poisoning and heat stroke.Continue reading “Avoiding Dehydration in this Heat”
Join instructor Cate Morrill for a full-length tai chi class you can do seated or standing.